NUFORC Sighting 117242

Occurred: 2015-02-08 20:30 Local
Reported: 2015-02-08 21:11 Pacific
Duration: 5-7 seconds
No of observers: 1

Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA

Shape: Light
Characteristics: Aircraft nearby

Large bright white light speeding through the sky.

I live very close to the Las Vegas international airport and often look up at the planes flying over our apartment.

Was walking to my car when a plane flew over. I looked up at it and shortly after, a fairly large bright white light entered my field of view headed the same direction as the plane which was west, also the direction I was walking. It was not blinking, it had no streak and was moving about 3-5 times faster than the plane. It suddenly vanished as I watched it racing across the sky.

It was a perfectly clear night no clouds anywhere. I thought it could be a meteor but it was much larger than any I have ever seen and it left no streak as meteors do when they burn through the atmosphere.

Posted 2015-02-12

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